Who was Zuri Craig? America’s Got Talent star dies aged 44
It is with tremendous regret that we announce the passing of our dear son, brother, and friend, Zuri Craig, his family said in a statement posted to Instagram.
We appreciate your prayers in advance, they added. Please respect our privacy during this unbearably difficult time of loss.
Please remember our family and friends in your prayers, the post’s caption read. More information is coming… The hashtag “#RIPZuriCraig”
Who was Zuri Craig?
Actor Zuri Craig was well-known for appearing in a number of Tyler Perry’s “Madea” productions.
In 1978, on July 20, Craig was born.
In Madea Gets a Job, A Madea Christmas, and Madea’s Big Happy Family, he played the lead role.
The 44-year-old and his singing partner, Jeffrey Lewis, were both regulars on America’s Got Talent in 2015.
Craig was also due to begin a live production, Soul Food Live, next month in Atlanta.